Sleep

Sleep & TBI

Sleep & TBI

by James Heuer Most traumatic brain injury patients suffer from sleep disturbances following their accidents. The brain directs sleep by putting your body to rest, but injuring your brain causes changes in sleep. The chemicals in our body help...

Essential Oils: Peace & Calming

Essential Oils: Peace & Calming

By Amy Zellmer, Editor-in-chief Essential oils are a complementary tool that can help you achieve a healthy lifestyle. They are easy to use, versatile, and smell great. All oils are not created equal. Young Living is the only brand...

Medication Management of Sleep Disorders after TBI

Medication Management of Sleep Disorders after TBI

by Shauna Hahn It is estimated sleep disturbances occur in 30-70% of all individuals who have suffered a TBI. Unfortunately, insomnia, fatigue, and daytime sleepiness are all common problems associated with brain injuries. Interestingly, those with mild TBIs are...

Tapping into Angelite for Sleep

Tapping into Angelite for Sleep

By Kristen Brown Sleep can be elusive or we can sleep too much. Sleep can recharge us or it can drain us. The fine balancing act in finding the right sleep schedule, routine, and timing can be tricky business...

The Stuff COVID Dreams Are Made Of

The Stuff COVID Dreams Are Made Of

By Ed Roth Constant worry about catching the virus, not seeing loved ones, job insecurity, the future of human civilization. The pandemic may have made you exhausted and listless, but that’s only during your waking hours. Sleep has brought...

Staying Asleep or Going to Sleep?

Staying Asleep or Going to Sleep?

by Dr. Shane Steadman One of the most common complaints among patients is sleep for a variety of reasons. They simply don’t get enough sleep, or it’s disrupted sleep. When patients say they can’t sleep or they have insomnia,...

Sleepus Interuptus – Quality Over Quantity?

Sleepus Interuptus – Quality Over Quantity?

by Andrew Thierry We often focus on diet and exercise as being central to the health of our mind and body. Sleep, while seen as important to feeling sharp and productive throughout the day, is too often overlooked even...

Unpacking Fatigue

Unpacking Fatigue

By JoAnne Silver Jones I’m an expert on fatigue. Living with TBI for 12 years, I know fatigues ebbs and flows, what mitigates and what exacerbates its intensity. I have an intimate understanding of the terrain of my fatigue...

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